A group of bail reform advocates are meeting in Washington, D.C., next week to push the nation’s courts to abandon cash bonds in favor of nonfinancial conditions of pretrial release.Read More »
A Springfield hospital avoided a wrongful death verdict in part by claiming a lingering dental infection eventually caused a man’s organs to break down until he died. Ronald Creach, 48, died June 3, 2009, after an infection spread to his ...Read More »
Even if the economy perks up in 2011 — which law firm leaders are anticipating to varying degrees — some habits picked up during the Great Recession won’t change.Read More »
A doctor’s youthful looks and limited experience in obstetrics may have prompted a Greene County jury to side with the plaintiff in a birth injury case, the defense attorney on the losing end of a nearly $5 million verdict speculated.Read More »
Just as John Adams defended eight British soldiers accused of shooting colonists in the Boston Massacre, Missouri attorneys should step up and defend unpopular people and causes. That was the message of Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster at today’s Law Day event in Springfield.
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